A yellow campervan cruises alongside the skyscrapers of Lagos


Lagos is a fashion capital, a hub for art, the home of Nollywood, and the spiritual home of Afrobeat.

Residents split Lagos into The Island (actually four islands around Lagos Lagoon, and the original site of the city) and Mainland, where it expanded prodigiously over the centuries. But forget its boundaries and look instead to its swirling centre, where culture, commerce and creativity collide. Lagos is all about street level and its incomparable energy, swagger and noise.


Choose between modern hotels with rooftop bars and luxurious art-filled residences. or serene beach villas away from the crowds

"Our parties make Vegas look like child’s play. We drive the fastest cars, even though the potholes will shame the tires. We work hard, we play harder"

Nigerian author Damilare Kuku shares her view of Lagos


The food scene in Lagos is reflective of the city itself: vibrant, flavourful, spirited, and diverse.

Bars & nightlife

With 70 per cent of the colossal population are under the age of 35, Lagos’s youthful, energetic residents ensure that it offers a great night out.

Art galleries

Lagos’ galleries shine a light on emerging African talent, as well as traditional craft and 20th century modernism


Meet the artists, designers, ceramicists and chefs driving the city’s design scene forward

Remote working

Lagos’s entrepreneurial nature is famed, whether looking for a tech hub or all-day cafe to work from


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